Category: Videos

Learn Spanish health vocabulary with this video and these printable activities.

La salud is a short video conversation about not feeling well. With this video students learn Spanish health vocabulary, how…

Use these Spanish stories with limited vocabulary with beginners.

Spanish learners need to hear language  in context, and everyone loves an entertaining story. With that in mind, we created…

A set of listening activities for a Dia de Muertos video for Spanish learners.

This Día de los Muertos video is a short conversation about building a Day of the Dead altar. This tradition is…

Adivinanzas de frutas are riddles about fruit perfect for kids learning Spanish.

Kids love guessing games and they also love fruit. Why not combine the two for some language learning? Here are…

Spanish reading texts for beginning learners.

We know that language learning depends on comprehensible input through reading and listening. So, why not incorporate both kinds of…

Use these school supply in Spanish listening activities with the short video conversation.

Los útiles escolares is a video conversation about school supplies. Talking about classroom supplies and objects is an important part…

Activity calendars in Spanish at two levels to practice language skills.

Today we are sharing our July 2019 activity calendars in Spanish. We also have some wonderful news. This weekend, we…

Listening activities for a video to learn clothes in Spanish

La ropa is a video conversation in Spanish about what to wear. Talking about what clothes to wear to an…

Listening activities to learn time in Spanish with a short video conversation.

La hora is a short video conversation about daily activities and time in Spanish. Because talking about routines is a…

Listening activities for a video about setting the tabel in Spanish.

Poner la mesa is a short video conversation about setting the table in Spanish. Everyday tasks like table setting are…

Use these listening comprehension activities for a video on saying thank you in Spanish.

Our short video conversations are a fun way to expose kids to natural language. One of our favorite videos is…

Use this summer activity calendar for 2019 to engage kids with Spanish.

Summer activity calendars let kids discover something new each day. Spanish calendars also divide language learning into manageable bites, so…

These six videos present Spanish words for kids in context and with images of Mexico.

The Spanish Words Kids Love videos use short sentences, repetition and beautiful images of Mexico to teach important verbs and…

Songs, videos and printable activities help kids learn fruit in Spanish.

Kids love fruit and eat a lot of it, so they like to learn fruit in Spanish. Here are some…

Spanish ebooks based on the Buena Gente video series.

Spanish learners need to hear lots of comprehensible language and then read texts with the same target structures. Below you…

Spanish tongue twisters are fun pronunciation practice for kids.

Spanish tongue twisters, or trabalenguas, are authentic language and packed with culture. Try learning a new tongue twister in Spanish…

Use these Spanish shows for learning Spanish vocabulary and listening skill in middle or high school classes.

There is no denying the power of Spanish shows for learning Spanish vocabulary and expressions. We get involved with the…

Videos, crafts, songs and books are all apple activities in Spanish that help children master key vocabulary.

I love apple activities in Spanish. For my classes, apples fit perfectly into a more general fall theme. Below you’ll…

Printable matching and timeline materials to support the Spanish YouTube series Buena Gente.

We created the Spanish YouTube series Buena Gente for language learners. These Spanish videos for beginners teach everyday language in…

Tips for how to use video to teach Spanish at different levels.

In this post, one of my favorite educators shares how to use videos to teach Spanish. Spanish Playground is pleased…

Try these creative ideas to learn Spanish on your phone.

The most basic functions of a phone are useful tools for learning language. Try these 5 creative, interactive ways to…

I like activity calendars because I always appreciate a list of suggestions and new ideas. It is like making dinner;…

Use comprehension question to build global Spanish listening skills.

Video offers a world of language and culture, and of course we can use video to teach listening comprehension skills…

Video activities for language class engage kids with language and teach vocabulary and culture.

Video is a wonderful source of language for young learners. With video, students can hear different native speaker voices supported…

Spanish listening activities to focus on syllables, words and sentences before a larger listening task.

Teaching listening is important. Listening takes tons of practice, and we need to teach it with attention to developing key…

Spanish YouTubers produce fun videos for kids learning language.

Young native speakers of Spanish are creating content for YouTube, and their work is an excellent resource for kids learning…

Spanish gifts for kids and teachers keep everyone motivated and having fun with language!

New Spanish language books, games, music or toys are excellent gifts for kids. Speaking and learning a language is fun…

Kids read Spanish comics to develop vocabulary and literacy skills.

Aren’t comics cool? They use interesting characters, action, and graphics to make the story come alive. Spanish comics make excellent…

This easy card trick with video and transcript teaches kids basic words in Spanish.

This easy card trick is framed as a story about three thieves. With a couple of simple props, it is…

Easy Spanish listening practice with the audio description of the photo of a dog.

The Learn Spanish with Pictures activities are a fun way to speak Spanish with children. I added audio of the…

A simple magic trick to teach kids the verb estar.

My Peruvian son-in-law, Jorge, does a simple magic trick little children love. Our family was together in Mexico over winter…

Semillitas has educational and cultural contentin Spanish for preschoolers.

Semillitas is a Spanish language cable television channel from SomosTV. It offers educational and culturally rich content for preschoolers. If…

Puerto Rican culture comes alive in this video from the Familes of the World series.

Are you looking for a way to share Puerto Rican culture with children? The award-winning series Families of the World…

Rainforest activities for children learning Spanish teach language, culture and geography.

There are tropical forests in many Spanish-speaking countries. As kids learn about the rainforest, they explore geography and culture, as…

Kids learn vegetables in Spanish with a video and picture cards.

It’s summer, and the vegetables are delicious! It is an excellent time to talk to kids about vegetables in Spanish…

BookBox creates online stories to teach children languages and support global literacy.

BookBox creates animated books with Same Language Subtitling (SLS) to support reading and literacy development around the world. Language learners…

Oh Noah is a digital series to teach children Spanish.

Have your kids met Noah? He is the protagonist of the PBS KIDS digital series Oh Noah!, designed to introduce…

Free online Spanish games teach basic structures and vocabulary to kids.

Calico Spanish is a wonderful elementary Spanish curriculum. In addition to their classroom and homeschool materials, they offer an excellent…

Five Spanish YouTube channels with authentic language videos for kids.

YouTube is a fabulous source of authentic language for young Spanish learners. Of course, you have to select the videos…

Draw a Spanish song is a language activity using art and music.

Dibujo rítmico, or rhythmic drawing, is one of the most original language learning ideas I’ve seen in a long time…

Kids practice Spanish vowels and vocabulary with a printable activity and video.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowels. The words on the printable are introduced and used…

Spanish clothing vocabulary practice in a printable activity.

With this printable activity, kids practice vocabulary and the Spanish vowel sounds. The Spanish clothing vocabulary on the printable is…

DVD for exploring Cuba during Hispanic Heritage Month.

I just watched Worlds Together Cuba, a beautiful 25-minute documentary released in anticipation of Hispanic Heritage Month. It is part…

These Spanish speaking activities can be used with any video clip and are fun for kids.

Video clips with the sound turned off are a wonderful resource for speaking activities. They provide images to talk about…

Kids learn Spanish words for transportation in a 3-minute video.

Los medios de transporte is a video in the Spanish Words Kids Love series from Spanish Playground. This short video…

clothing words in spanish

La ropa is a video in the Spanish Words Kids Love series from Spanish Playground. This short video teaches Spanish…

Spanish vowels in a darling song for kids.

This vowel song and video are perfect for introducing kids to the Spanish vowels. They are by Atiempo Preescolar, a…

spanish words kids

Las verduras is a video in the Spanish Words Kids Love series from Spanish Playground. These short videos teach essential…

Use this Spanish Words Kids Love video to teach the verb tiene.

With ¿Qué tiene?, a video in the Spanish Words Kids Love series, kids practice tener and everyday vocabulary. The Spanish…

Use this Spanish words kids love to teach words for toys and the verb ver.

The Spanish Words Kids Love video Los juguetes del mercado teaches fun words in context with beautiful images of a…

A video and picture cards to teach Spanish words for kids.

Spanish Words Kids Love is a set of videos from Spanish Playground that teach language in context. The videos are…

spanish video thomas and friends

The new Thomas and Friends DVD has a Christmas title, Santa’s Little Engine, but kids will watch the 5 episodes…

day of the dead skulls

This month, many of us are talking about Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with our children…

Kids can practice listening to Spanish with this short description of a common food. They try to guess the word…

spanish song story debajo boton

Debajo de un botón (Under A Button) is a traditional Spanish song for children. Kids love it because it is…

In Spanish, The Itsy Bitsy Spider is La araña pequeñita, La itzi bitzi araña, Winsy, winsy araña or Wichi, wichi…

Sukey Molloy connects with children through song, rhythm and movement. It is this connection that makes the Spanish audio on…

Pakapaka is an educational television channel for children from el Ministerio de Educación of Argentina. The channel has an internet…

Luis Pescetti is a Grammy Award-winning children’s artist and author from Argentina and probably one of my favorite people. He…

The new video Imagine with Barney has a wonderful Spanish audio track filled with music. The producers of Barney are…